Head on down to the Square Friday night tonight – it’s going to be hoppin’ as the Dedham Square Circle will host its 5th Annual Dedham Square Holiday Stroll from 5-9. Merchants will stay open late with special offers, promotions, free holiday treats and refreshments, free raffles and more! Carolers from First Church of Dedham will roam the Square while Frosty the Snowman greets all the "strollers"!
Jonathan Meath, a real-life Santa who performs with the Boston Pops, will host a FREE sing-along with Santa concert for families at 6 p.m. at Cafe Video Paradiso. Kids can stay after the show for a meet and greet and photo with Santa. Again this year, the Oldies 103 "Street Team" will join us to help celebrate the season with your favorite holiday tunes and fun giveaways. Stop by to see them in front of Mocha Java to enter their FREE raffle for an all-expense paid trip for two to sunny Florida. Did we mention that the Animal Rescue League’s mobile pet adoption vehicle will be in the Square with lots of furry friends? Pick one out and head to the ARL Dedham branch on Pine Street the next day to pick it up!
New this year – a holiday gift wrap table. Let us do the work for you! Between 6-8 p.m. Take your gifts to the FREE holiday gift wrap table in the Dedham Community Theatre theatre lobby, hosted by the Dedham Square Circle. Donations to the DSC “Holiday Stroll Fund” gratefully accepted.
To help you make the most of your Holiday Stroll experience, we’ve printed Stroll maps, listing the offers at each of the merchants, which will be available throughout the Square all day Friday.
Deli After Dark –Show a receipt from a purchase in the Square on 12/4 and get a ½ price on selected appetizers ! Live music – local favorite Chachi plays your favorite covers starting at 8 pm. No cover charge!
Isabella – FREE dessert with the purchase of any entrée when you show a receipt from a 12/4 purchase at one of the Square shops!
Kouzina – give your tastebuds a treat! Free baklava with the purchase of an entrée when you show a receipt dated 12/4 from a purchase in the Square.
Art at 619 – the space formerly known as the Christian Science Church at 619 High Street, will host an art show featuring several local artists from 5-9 pm. Check it out!
Dedham Exchange - Handmade crafts by local artists at Dedham’s unique non-profit gift shop. Free raffle for a 40 oz. jar of delicious Christmas Cookies by Nam's Bits, festively packaged for the holidays.
Cheeky Diva - 20% off all clothing. With any $25, get a free bowling pass to the Kings at Legacy Place (while supplies last). For a small fee get a spray-on temporary tattoo from Wildroses Tattoos!
Anthony Fredrick Salon & Day Spa - Enter the free raffle to win beauty products and services! Hot cocoa and cookies for all!
Nest – check out their collection of decorations for the holidays, jewelry and accessories, antiques and artwork, linens and creams. One lucky customer will go home with a fun collection of holiday treats.
Dedham Community Theatre - One size fits all – movie passes! Get VIP Value Books: $30 each or two for $55. (regularly sold for $35 each and valued at $48!). Each book includes 5 passes good anytime and 1 small popcorn.
Gopen Optical – the first person who can identify the TV actor whose frame is on display in the store wins a pair of Ray-Ban or Ralph Plano sunglasses! Subsequent correct answers will get 50% off certificates for any product in the office.
The Blue Bunny - Enter to win a holiday gift basket and check out the personalized glass ornaments by BB’s own Cheryl Doucette. New kids’ book-and-toy gift packages, wrapped, ribboned and ready to give! Free gift wrap for all items. Refreshments!
Maribu – Drop by to enter the raffle for a $20 gift certificate, no purchase necessary. Great selection of jewelry and accessories!
Heart of the Square – Enter to win a Diana Gaikazova original heart pendant. The $76 "Tiny Heart" pendants will be on sale for only $49. Save 20% all night on Diana's entire collection. Refreshments!
Star Nails - Stop in for a $5. polish change, relax and enjoy a festive refreshment.
Uniquely Global – save up to 50% on select merchandise, try a Reiki session, check out the fashion show. handcrafted gifts, jewelry and home furnishings. Refreshments.
Mocha Java – fill up on your favorite coffee concoction and visit the Street Team from Oldies 103, parked outside MJ! Local company, “Callahan’s Closet”, will have its best-selling handmade baby gifts for sale - bibs, onesies and more. Dedham Square Circle members get 10% off all orders!
Dedham Travel – Special treats for all children that stop by! Purchase $100 or more in gift certificates and choose from a Patriots or Red Sox gift to go with it.
The Body Workshop - stop in to say hello to the Square’s newest merchant, enjoy some refreshments and learn more about their personal training services.
Yoga Energy – discussions and demos, festive refreshments and 20% off gift certificates.
Café Video Paradiso – Following the free Santa Concert at 6, students from “Voicewize” will sing and host a holiday karaoke concert starring you and fellow community members. Enter to win a $25 gift certificate from Discover Music & Art.
Salon 561 – manis /pedis, discount coupons on hair and nail services. All products on sale and gift certificates available. Refreshments!
Trendz - 10% off your total purchase and refreshments while you shop. Dedhamites Cherylann & Dave Sheehan will be on hand with their own line of BBQ sauces and dressings.
SheepSkate – yarn tasting party and free raffle. Try out some different yarns and enjoy a holiday treat. Meet up with other knitters and get some ideas for last minute holiday gifts.
Coldwell Banker - watch your favorite holiday classics on CB’s big screen which can be viewed from the street. Head inside to enjoy complimentary holiday snacks and refreshments.
Dedham House of Pizza –Great specials on pizza slices and subs! Quick fix for hungry strollers!
Nina’s Imports - Savings of up to 50% off select gift items.
CVS – FREE raffle for a gift basket of beauty products (valued at $75).